Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt, not swallowed.
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There's a lot of people in this world who spend so much time watching their health that they haven't the time to enjoy it.
A good way I know to find happiness, is to not bore a hole to fit the plug.
There are lots of people who mistake their imagination for their memory.
The wheel that squeaks the loudest is the one that gets the grease.
If you ever find happiness by hunting for it, you will find it, as the old woman did her lost spectacles, safe on her own nose all the time.
Marrying for love may be a bit risky, but it is so honest that God can't help but smile on it.
The best medicine I know for rheumatism is to thank the Lord that it ain't gout.
As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand.
Every man has his follies - and often they are the most interesting thing he has got.
One of the rarest things that a man ever does, is to do the best he can.
I have more freedom when I write fiction, but my memoirs have had a much stronger impact on my readers. Somehow the 'message,' even if I am not even aware that there is one, is conveyed better in this form.
Religion always remains higher than everyday life. In order to make the elevation towards religion easier for people, religion must be able to alter its forms in relation to the consciousness of modern man.
I love making movies and hope to write my own screenplay someday and do some producing and be behind-the-scenes as well.
At the end of the day, sleep is a barometer of your emotional health. And so if you're not in the right place where you need to be, then you're going to have voices keeping you up at night because you have to work through those issues.
Some of the companies we helped start are names you know. An office supply company called Staples - where I'm pleased to see the Obama campaign has been shopping The Sports Authority, which became a favorite of my sons. We started an early childhood learning center called Bright Horizons that First Lady Michelle Obama rightly praised.
When freedom does not have a purpose, when it does not wish to know anything about the rule of law engraved in the hearts of men and women, when it does not listen to the voice of conscience, it turns against humanity and society.
Imagine someone holding forth on biology whose only knowledge of the subject is 'The Book of British Birds,' and you have a rough idea of what it feels like to read Richard Dawkins on theology.
Human felicity is produced not as much by great pieces of good fortune that seldom happen as by little advantages that occur every day.
I'm at the age where food has taken the place of sex in my life. In fact, I've just had a mirror put over my kitchen table.
Back in the East you can't do much without the right papers, but with the right papers you can do anything The believe in papers. Papers are power.